9 results
Project IUNO — awareness-raising and information on domestic and sexual violence was developed by the Portuguese Association for Victim Support.
  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2007
The Harrow Sanctuary Scheme is a victim centred initiative, which makes it possible for victims of domestic violence to voluntarily remain in their homes and feel safe, without fear of attack. The main feature of this pioneering scheme is the creation of a sanctuary or safe room within the house, which enables the occupier to retreat to a place of safety to await the arrival of the police and other emergency services.
  • United Kingdom
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2007
This program aims to ensure protection and security to victims of domestic violence and decrease their risk of revictimisation.
  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2012
The objectives of this project are fivefold: 1. to improve police preventive action on gender-based violence; 2. to increase efficiency in the protection of victims against any aggression, by monitoring the implementation of the judicial measures that have been adopted; 3. to ensure an immediate police response to victims by assigning a personal officer to each of them; 4. to foster and develop prevention and self-protection measures among victims against violent behaviour; and 5. to build confidence among victims that encourage them to report to the police any kind of criminal conduct concerning gender-based violence that they are suffering.
  • Spain
  • Community-oriented policing
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2012
The National Republican Guard (GNR) recognizes the crimes committed against women, children, elderly people, disabled and other particularly vulnerable victims as some of the most sensitive issues within the framework of criminal investigation. On one hand, these types of crimes are interrelated with the shame felt by the victims, the re-victimization due to police investigations efforts and the special susceptibility of its victims.
  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2015